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Ruth Gordon Jones (October 30, 1896 – August 28, 1985), better known as Ruth Gordon, was an American actress and writer. She was perhaps best known for her film roles such as Minnie Castevet, Rosemary's overly solicitous neighbor in Rosemary's Baby, as the eccentric Maude in Harold and Maude and as the mother of Orville Boggs in the Clint Eastwood film Every Which Way but Loose. In addition to her acting career, Gordon wrote numerous well-known plays, film scripts and books. Gordon won an Academy Award, an Emmy and two Golden Globe awards for her acting.
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|Abe Lincoln in Illinois||Mary Todd Lincoln||1940|
|Two-Faced Woman||Miss Ruth Ellis, Larry's Secretary||1941|
|Edge of Darkness||Anna Stensgard||1943|
|Action in the North Atlantic||Mrs. Sarah Jarvis||1943|
|Inside Daisy Clover||The Dealer - Mrs. Clover||1965|
|Rosemary's Baby||Minnie Castevet||1968|
|Harold and Maude||Maude||1971|
|Isn't It Shocking?||Marge Savage||1973|
|The Big Bus||Old Lady||1976|
|Every Which Way But Loose||Ma Boggs||1978|
|My Bodyguard||Gramma Peache||1980|
|Any Which Way You Can||Senovia 'Ma' Boggs||1980|